When Should You See the Dentist?
This may come as a surprise, but the idea of seeing the dentist twice a year was originally part of a marketing campaign for a toothpaste company. But, seeing your dentist every six months is still a good idea, since it will give the dentist a chance to clean your teeth and check for problems… Read more »
Gum and your Teeth
Gum – it’s the enemy of braces everywhere, but beloved by so many people. It’s one of the most widely consumed snacks in America. But with all that chewing, and how sticky gum can be, is it really good for your teeth? That’s actually a question we get asked a lot. The good news is… Read more »
Recovering From Wisdom Teeth Removal
Are you in need of some tips after removing your wisdom teeth? If so, you have come to the right place! Our team is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of care and treatment, which includes offering some fundamental insight to recovering from wisdom teeth removal. Our , Dr. with in , ,… Read more »
First-Aid Tips for Dealing with a Knocked-Out Tooth
Athletic injuries that impact the mouth are a common source of dental trauma and knocked-out teeth. When this happens, you can manage the pain and complications by applying some basic first-aid measures. You should also schedule an emergency appointment with our dentist, Dr. . In many cases, rising your mouth with lukewarm saltwater can help… Read more »
Do Your Teeth Feel Sensitive Following Dental Filling Placement?
If you have developed tooth sensitivity in a tooth that received a dental filling, your dilemma is one that is shared by many patients. Tooth sensitivity after a dental filling can arise but typically subsides after a short time. However, persistent or severe tooth sensitivity after a dental filling should be addressed by our dentist… Read more »
New Year’s Resolution: A Clean Toothbrush!
With the new year coming up, many of us are thinking about New Year’s Resolutions. It’s easy to make elaborate goals–which then, of course, get forgotten about by March. But if one of your resolutions is to have a better smile in 2018, we are here to help you! First, divide your goal into small,… Read more »
What You Should Know About Water Flossers
Does an injury, medical condition or dental appliance make it difficult for you to properly floss your teeth every day? Do you ever wish there was another way to clean between your teeth? Good news: there is! Try a water flosser, another type of interdental cleaner. Here are some basic facts: – Water flossers will… Read more »
Go Back to the Basics
Remember when you were a kid, and just learning how to brush your teeth? You had someone there reminding you to do it, and to show you how. Sometimes as adults, we let those childhood habits slide a little bit. Here are some things to remember as you go back to those basic habits. 2×2:… Read more »
Common Sense Emergency Prevention
Protect your smile from damage and decay by using simple practices and common sense. Due to the almost-overwhelming amount of risks to our teeth and gums, you must take care to protect your teeth whenever possible! Such care includes wearing safety equipment when necessary, eating the tooth-healthy foods, developing positive dental health habits, and quitting… Read more »
Why Should I Take Care of My Toothbrush?
Taking care of your toothbrush is one of the most important aspects of taking care of your oral health. Here are some tips to make sure you are doing it right. Make sure you keep your toothbrush clean. Cleaning your toothbrush is easy! Just rinse it off with plain water to remove food particles and… Read more »